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Norwood 39V Steel Type for Hot Stamping

Posted by Matt Martin

Norwood 39V steel type is used in hot stamping equipment, typically together with a hot stamp ribbon for package date coding applications. In addition to the hot stamp ribbons (usually black), we also manufacture spacers and typeholders in a variety of sizes to accommodate our type.

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Topics: OEM Type, Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Norwood type, Coding Type and Dies, Hot Stamping, Steel Type, Hot Stamping Foils and Ribbons, Type Holders, Hot Stamping Coders, Foils and Ribbons for Date Coding

Marking and Coding

Posted by Matt Martin

Across a wide range of industries, part marking and date coding are an important priority for traceability and identification. Since everything needs a package of some sort (even most fresh fruits and vegetables are shipped to local stores in a some sort of container or package), marking and coding solutions are vital for industries as diverse as food products to pharmaceuticals.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Coding Type and Dies, Ink Rolls, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Type Holders, Thermal Ribbons and Labels, Kingsley Foils and Ribbons, Ink Jet Fluids, Foils and Ribbons for Date Coding, Hot Melt Ink Rolls, Pharmaceutical

Steel Type from Durable Hits the Mark for Packaging Machinery

Posted by Matt Martin

Packaging Machinery in Orange, NJ produces new cartoning equipment along with re-building used systems. These cartoning lines are used for consumer products like cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food packaging.  One of the key features of these production lines is the addition of a part marking coder that marks the date or lot code on each package.  These are the born on dates you see on most packages you buy.

These part marking coders use steel or brass type in order to imprint the date or lot code permanently into the packaging material.

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Topics: OEM Type, Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Pharmaceutical, Markem Type, Coding Type and Dies, Food and Beverage, Steel Type, Steel Type and Holders, Carton Coders, Testimonial

Jetstamp Portable Ink Jet Printer for Package Date Coding

Posted by Matt Martin

Recently Durable Technologies received a website inquiry from a cosmetics company on the East coast that produces and sells a line of natural skin care products. They were looking for a new way to mark lot number batch codes and expiration dates on the bottles. They had been using a handheld label applicator and the labels were not considered permanent by the regulatory authorities in the Middle East, one of the international destinations for their products.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, JetStamp, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Industrial Ink Jet Printers, Handheld Marking

Hot Stamping Foils Make Decorative Marking Easy

Posted by Matt Martin

We've covered the basics of hot stamping before, but in case you needed a refresher:

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Topics: Package Printing, Package Date Coding, Hot Stamping, Hot Stamping Foils and Ribbons, Packaging Marking, Hot Stamping, Packaging

Marking Boxes and Bags is Easier with Carton Coders

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies offers contact carton and case coders designed for marking on corrugated boxes, bag coding or web printing. Our roller coders are ideal for date coding, batch coding and product identification on both porous and non-porous substrates. Our carton coding system incorporates our interchangeable Pack-Mark® rubber ribbed type and Porelon® Ink Rolls to offer a reliable coding system that isn't reliant on a liquid ink reservoir and can be oriented in any position. They are available in two basic configurations - indexing (single print then reset) or non-indexing (continuous print.)

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Packaging Marking, Packaging, Direct Part Marking, Carton and Case Coders, Hand Held Coders, Tray Coders, Carton Coders, Non-Porous Coder

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